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5 Misconceptions About Botox (and the Big Mistake I Made). A great read from RealSelf by Nicole Hardy, a Seattle-based writer

5 Misconceptions About Botox (and the Big Mistake I Made). A great read from RealSelf by Nicole Hardy, a Seattle-based writer

We hope you enjoy this article by Nicole Hardy, published in RealSelf Magazine

When a friend called last year asking if I wanted free Botox, of course I said yes. It seemed like a win-win: she’d started a new job as a nurse aesthetician and needed to learn how to give injections (under strict supervision), and I’d just been laid off. I was curious, broke, and free in the middle of the day—which is how I ended up getting neurotoxin injections from someone who’d never given them before. What could go wrong?


Injectables (including fillers) can go terribly wrong—as in...


Prejuvenation: Should You Consider Cosmetic Injections in Your 20s and 30's?

Prejuvenation: Should You Consider Cosmetic Injections in Your 20s and 30's?

Does it make sense to start working on your wrinkles in your 20's and early 30's?

Please make sound choices when deciding where to go for cosmetic injections.

Today there is a news article in the Toronto Star, Toronto Sun and CBD that tells of a 23-year-old women who has died allegedly from cosmetic injections done by a nurse in her Vaughan home.  Sadly, we are reminded that the cosmetic industry still has a way to go to be properly regulated. 

Again, we advise our clients and the public that cosmetic injections are a medical procedure and should only be conducted in a medical practice, injected by or supervised by a doctor.  Also, make sure that the doctor who is supervising the nurse, is in fact an expert injector themselves.  We are finding that some...


Into the Light: Contouring for Day and Night

Into the Light: Contouring for Day and Night

Came across this interesting article in Skin Inc. Magazine written  by Lisa Shor  director of makeup education for The Art Institute of Makeup, on how to contour with Makeup. Enjoy.

Contouring and highlighting are effective methods for enhancing facial features when done correctly. In case you haven’t been following these mega trends, contouring is the use of shadows to slim the face and minimize undesirable features, whereas highlighting is the use of light to bring forward certain features. The fascination with contouring and highlighting has been gaining popularity, and public interest is not likely to wane anytime soon.

A Trend Emerges

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Do you have a double chin?

Do you have a double chin?

Does that stubborn fat refuse to disappear and is resistant to copious amounts of diet and exercise? Would you like a non-invasive, non-surgical way of permanently destroying and eliminating those stubborn fat cells and get rid of that double chin for a beautifully contoured jawline?  If so, then we have the perfect solution for you! Introducing BELKYRA™, an injectable drug that eliminates the fat under your chin!

According to a survey by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), over 67 per cent of consumers are bothered by fullness under the chin.  And now we have a great new solution...